The International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) has created a special aviation recovery team amid the situation with COVID-19, according to the organization’s website.
“Due to the serious impact that the international civil aviation sector has experienced as a result of COVID-19, and the need for significant coordination between government and industry to help reunite the world, 36 countries from the board of the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) have created a new ad hoc group restoration of aviation (in connection with) COVID-19, “the report said.
It is noted that the ad hoc group will “determine and recommend strategic priorities and policies for countries and industrial operators.” The group will use all existing government and industry data to solve pressing problems that affect the entire sector, the organization said.
The group will include board members and senior representatives of the aviation industry, as well as representatives of the WHO and the World Tourism Organization. The group will be chaired by Philippe Bertoux, representative of France on the Council. The first results of the work are expected in late May.
On March 11, the World Health Organization announced an outbreak of a new coronavirus infection with the COVID-19 pandemic. According to the latest WHO data, more than 3 million cases of infection have been recorded in the world, almost 208 thousand people have died.